Personnel Index - Detail

First Names
Flight Lieutenant
Crew Position
2nd Pilot


Active member of the Megaton Club.

The Valiant years ( a member of the Megaton Club)

John Ledger was involved in Operation Buffalo which was the first British atomic bomb which had been dropped from an airplane.

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The main and backup crews for Operation Buffalo.
Front Row:
John Finnis ( B/A Standby),  Ken Edmonds ( Nav/Plotter Standby),  Ted Flavell (Main pilot), George Ford (Main AEO), Eric Stacey (Main B/A)     

Rear Row:
John Mitchell (Co-pilot Standby), Gordon Spencer (Main Nav/Plotter), Frank Coulton (Standby AEO), Bob Bates (Standby Pilot), John Ledger (Main Co-pilot)

Image and information courtesy of Pete Sharp - 'The Vickers Valiant- The Forgotten One' Association.